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Extension Master Gardener Volunteers


WE ARE GARDENING   IN NORTH CAROLINA

And we hope you are too!
Since 1979 North Carolina Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have been guiding homeowners in making environmentally sound decisions in their gardens, lawns and landscapes. click for more info about the extension master gardener volunteers

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Events:
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WE'RE PROUD!

Collaboration, Sweat and Community Produce Strong Bonds and Grow Gardens

A joint venture that combined town and county government with NC State Cooperative Extension and Alexander Master Gardeners created a community garden and training for gardeners.
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WHAT WE'VE HEARD:
It's hard to imagine a more enthusiastic group that not only has a strong desire to learn, but also a strong desire to share what they have learned with others.

-- by Tony Avent, Owner Plant Delights Nursery, Raleigh




BY THE NUMBERS
Master Gardener Volunteers have contributed:


this year
86,961 hours
4,108 volunteers
$771,162 in kind donations


last year
171,783 hours
$1,555,458 in kind donations




VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT:

Bob Kellam, Wake County
Bob, the 2012 President of the Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Association, sees the EMG program as an opportunity to practice the sustainable techniques he believes are key to the future. Even in a place as urban as Wake County, he says, Cooperative Extension and the Master Gardener program are important and relevant to our past, our present and our future. MORE INFO








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